I was driving home from dinner with my boys and peeked in the rear-view mirror. My youngest had rested his head in my older son’s lap. My older son was looking down at him with a tender expression, stroking his hair. The evidence of brotherly love was carved into my son’s features, and I felt […]

August 16, 2018

A Writer’s Truth…

  I just came back from California from the InD’scribe conference. It was literally one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended. Now, I have spoken many times about the power of networking, and the importance of stretching our boundaries to go and do things that scare us—in life and in writing. Attending a writer’s […]

October 12, 2016

Writing Conferences and Why They’re Essential to Get to the Next Level…

  I have two paralyzing fears in my life. The first is spiders. The second is public speaking. Even when I was young, I was terrified of spiders, no matter how small. I’d have nightmares about one crawling in my bed at night, and always made sure my sheets or blankets never touched the floor. […]

September 22, 2016

How Fear Can Make You A Better Writer…